Why Superhero Movies Matter

I think I'm a bad party guest. Last night I attended my first post-vaccinated dinner party. It was the birthday of one of my wife's high school friends, so it was mostly people I'd never met. Like you do, conversation seeks common ground, and at one point we start...

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Captive Colours – Prologue

Captive Colours – Prologue

I'm a long way from finished. It'll take me all year, probably. But you've been so very patient. So here's something to tide you over. I love you all.  CAPTIVE COLOURS Prologue Pavia, Italy 14 August 1329 “Where is he?” The question echoed throughout Italy,...

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Nellie Bly: In A Diet Kitchen

Nellie Bly: In A Diet Kitchen

The New York World - Sunday, December 23, 1888 The Sad Procession of Invalids Begging For the Simplest Food. Nellie Bly Visits the Wretched Homes of Some of the Sufferers. A Charity that Dispenses Nourishment to the Afflicted Poor with Liberal Hand and Irrespective of...

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To The Evangelical Trump Supporter

Today I was arguing on Facebook with an Evangelical Christian about his support for Trump. He said his church did great work, and challenged me as to when I last fed the hungry or clothed the poor. I said I do, though not enough. It was why I supported Democrats. He...

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About David

Author David Blixt’s work is consistently described as “intricate,” “taut,” and “breathtaking.” A writer of Historical Fiction, his novels span the Roman Empire to early Renaissance Italy up through the Elizabethan era…READ MORE

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